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Human Biology & Girls' Rights

by Tracee Sioux The absurdity of abstinence-only "education" and I do use the term education loosely, confounds me. It's so blatantly anti-girl. The logic is so extremely flawed. The practice is entirely ineffective in preventing big social…
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How Come Zack Gets A Barbie?

by Tracee SiouxHow come Zack gets a Barbie and I don't? Ainsley challenged.Why don't you let her have Barbie's? My protegee, Ambrea, asked.Zack just sat sucking satisfied on the top of GI Joe's camoed head from his car seat.Freaking Barbie.…
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Give Me An "A"

by Tracee SiouxI've been super-conflicted about letting my 5-year-old daughter participate in cheerleading.Isn't it better to be the one cheered on, the one actually playing the sport, than to be cheering from the side-lines? I think so. I want…
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Internet Safety Blog

If you have kids and are concerned with Internet safety issues I found this great blog Internet Safety - For Our Children's Sake. There is lots of great advice and resources to deal with mean girl behavior that ends up online and predators who…
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Girls For Sale

By Tracee Sioux When is too early to "womanize" a girl? On Jezabel.com there is a story, with some great editorial comments, about a new line of make-up being marketed to girls ages 6 to 9. "Encouraged by sales of its makeup collaboration…
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Misogynistic Violence for Breakfast

By Tracee Sioux I’m up in the gym working on my fitness too! That’s right, Fergie. . . Yeah, I’m not here for your entertainment either! You tell ‘em Pink, . . . If everyone cared and nobody cried . . . we’d see the day no body died…

I Agree With Bill O'Reilly (SCREAM!!!!)

By Tracee Sioux Seriously, all evidence suggests that hell must have frozen over. I have seen Bill O'Reilly, Fox newsman, on a few talk shows recently and I actually agreed with part of his mission. I'm a little concerned I'm becoming a .…
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Go Bratz Go!

by Tracee Sioux I signed my daughter up for indoor soccer this season. The coach called me to invite me to a meeting of the parents and girls to determine the team colors and discuss when and where practices would be. As an after-thought she…